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Wheel thrown mug workshop


About the Course

This is a two session mug making workshop. Each session will run from 1:30pm - 4pm.

During the first session you will throw 3 cylinders on a potter’s wheel, that will form the body of your mug. During the second session you will turn your cylinders on a potter’s wheel to create a curve and foot ring on the bottom of your pot, you will then pull a handle and attach it to your mug.

You will finish with 2 or 3 completed mugs. These will then be glazed by the studio and will be ready to collect 4/5 weeks after the second session.

The cost of the workshop includes all materials and instruction.

No experience is necessary.

The class is limited to 6 spaces, so book early to secure your place!

If accommodation is required please get in touch and we can suggest various hotels and B&Bs in the area.

Cost: £95 per person.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

You will be provided with all materials, an apron to wear on the day, and refreshments.

All work that you would can be collected when it's ready or we can send it on to you for a small postage charge.


Jack Allum at Loam.
Loam Studio
Westmark Barns
Midhurst Road, Petersfield
GU31 5AT
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  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday

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- - #24390

What a brilliant afternoon! I'd booked a private lesson for a friend, whose birthday it was that day, and myself. Jack is an excellent teacher - neither of us had done any pottery since school days but we created three pots each! Can't wait to get the finished articles back. Wonderful venue, very friendly welcome and expert tuition. Would definitely recommend and definitely want to go again!

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- - #24280

We had a really great session with Jack. He was a excellent teacher, patient and very helpful. Great venue, had all the necessary tools etc. Our first time at throwing a pot and we ended up with 3 pots each. And they actually looked like proper pots!!.

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- - #22263

Arranged this for a surprise birthday present for my wife. She loved it and we both had a great time. Jack is suitably patient and the outcome from two complete novices was surprisingly good. Would thoroughly recommend.

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- - #21218

This 2.5 hours pottery throwing taster workshop was a wonderful Mother’s Day gift to me.
The beautiful drive out to the studio was the start of a relaxing and rewarding afternoon.
Jack patiently guided me through the basics of pottery throwing. I managed to produce three pots that I am very proud of! I now have the bug and am ready to sign up for a course.
Great value for money.

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- - #21191

I booked the 2.5 hour pottery throwing workshop as a birthday present for a friend. I really recommend it, we had such a fun afternoon! Cannot thank Jack enough for his calm and clear instruction and for being so lovely and friendly - he makes a great cuppa too! Such a beautiful studio as well. I'm sure we'll be back :-)

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- - #20633

À beautiful location with insightful patient instruction from Jack who is a gem. He makes you feel relaxed and helps you through every step of the way , he was so encouraging and such a lovely instructor. This was a birthday treat and we came away feeling so goood, its such a lovely calm and beautiful way to spend time we felt so relaxed, proud and hooked! Never done anthing like this before and would highly recommend to anyone at any age. Thank you so much Jack 😀

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- - #20387

I booked this as a surprise for my parents. Jack was able to sort sort out my booking with only short notice and gave my parents, both in their 70's, a very warm welcome and an enjoyable pottery experience. I would not be surprised if they return for another visit. I highly recommend you try.

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- - #20251

What an incredible experience! I booked this as a late Valentine’s Day present for my partner, jack who runs the course/day was very polite and professional. Makes you feel very comfortable and at ease suppling coffee and nibbles whilst explaining what we was going to do and how to do it. With great guidance we created our pottery and can’t wait to get it back. Me and my partner can’t wait to do it again in the future and can’t praise jack enough for everything he has done. It’s an experience which shouldn’t be missed

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- - #20056

I booked the 2.5 hour course as a Christmas present for my mum and it was such lovely afternoon and really surpassed our expectations. The studio is stylish and so peaceful, a really lovely creative space. Jack is so patient and helpful and throwing the pottery was such a therapeutic experience. We can't wait to get our pottery back and on display. Highly recommend to anyone!

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- - #19921

We purchased two pottery throwing workshops for our mums and they throughly enjoyed it. In fact mum spent at least 20 minutes praising it on the phone to me. They thought Jack was very welcoming, friendly and patient and they are so happy with the pots they made. It is a wonderful memory for them as they not only had fun and but learnt a new skill and did something outside of their comfort zone. Highly recommend this place!

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- - #19885

What a joy!
I've been looking for something creative to do with my sports mad 13 year old daughter and the 2.5 hour throwing course with Jack was the absolute tonic.
The facilities are top notch. The coffee and croissants hit the spot. The pottery experience was just brilliant. Jack was kind, attentive and encouraging - a perfect tutor.
Such an enjoyable morning and my daughter is already asking when we can do it again. I couldn't recommend this experience more highly.
We can't wait to see our pots once they are fired and glazed!

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- - #19616

We had a really great time in a beautiful, warm, modern studio. Had expected it to be freezing! Teaching was excellent. Thoroughly recommend the pottery course. Great value for money. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Looking forward to booking up a 10 week course.

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- - #19498

Booked the 2.5 hour beginners pottery course for my husband and two daughters who really enjoyed the whole experience. They could not have enjoyed it more, making 3 pots each under the excellent supervision of Jack in beautiful surroundings. Highly recommended!

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- - #19439

We booked onto a 2.5 hour beginners pottery course for the two of us (at very late notice!) and had a great time! We arrived at the studio in its beautiful rural setting and had some coffee and brownies on arrival. Jack was excellent at explaining the technique and we were very quickly into it. We made 3 pots each (of varying shapes and sizes!) under very close supervision and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Highly recommended to all!

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- - #18943

So glad I booked a course at Loam! I bought the voucher online for the 2.5 pottery throwing session as a birthday gift for my Mum.

We attended the course together and we had a really special day. The studio is the perfect workshop setting! Jack was a brilliant teacher - we both learnt so much!

We can’t wait to see our glazed pieces - and we look forward to booking again in the future. Can’t recommend it enough!

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- - #18885

Brilliant lesson at Loam with 3 other friends. Jack was very patient and a great teacher and we were so delighted with the pots we were able to create in the session. Would highly recommend the tasters for anyone looking to try pottery for the first time.

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- - #18881

Jack was very welcoming and a great teacher. The studio is lovely and the lesson was great! I will definitely be booking again and looking forward to joining one of the courses!

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- - #18862

Jack was a fantastic teacher. He was so patient and helpful and put us at ease straight away! The studio was ideal and we would recommend this course to everyone! We will be back again soon!

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- - #18836

Jack did an excellent job of running our pottery class. He was extremely patient and instructed us both well. Neither of us had done pottery throwing before but by the end of the session we had both produced pieces to be proud of! Thanks Jack!

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- - #18728

It was such a good experience to get out of London for half the day and actually make something with my own hands in Jack's beautiful studio in Petersfield!

Jack is an incredibly patient and enthusiastic teacher, going through each step of the process carefully and then looking after you when you give it a go. I managed to produce three different pieces, which Jack will fire and glaze for me.

I would recommend this course to anyone; my friends will be getting vouchers to attend for the foreseeable future!

In-person course
- - #18702

Fantastic pottery-throwing experience for my 8yr old daughter (and myself!).

Our first pottery experience as a birthday present for my daughter - she absolutely loved it and Jack helped us both from start to finish. To see the happiness on her face throughout was priceless.
The facilities and environment were perfect.

We returned to do the glazing and then again to pick up our finished pieces.

I plan for us to go back in a month or two so that we can do it all again.

Thanks Jack!!

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